Currency Management

Mesirow Financial is a thought-leading currency management specialist delivering innovative, customized solutions to institutions globally.

About Us

Mesirow Financial Currency Management customizes solutions to suit specific client needs, ranging from passive to active currency risk management. Our innovative solutions are complemented by a commitment to operational excellence and premium client service. With the expertise to provide objective, strategic advice, we partner with our institutional clients to implement best practice currency risk programs for their unique set of circumstances. 

 As a private, employee owned firm, Mesirow Financial is free from many conflicts of interest associated with bank-affiliated organizations or publicly held firms and is fully aligned with the interests of our clients. We manage more than $80 billion in currency risk overlay assets for institutional clients in North America, UK, Europe, and Australia.

Joseph Hoffman, CFA, CEO of Currency Management,  Featured in European Pensions

In the article, Joe discusses managing currency hedging costs and how unique regional risks can help guide hedging programmes.

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Our Products

Because each of our clients has unique risk and return objectives, we offer a suite of programs to manage currency exposures. Each strategy is client-specific, calibrated to strike the preferred balance between risk and reward, and be responsive to a stated benchmark. 

Meet Our Team

Our team of currency professionals has a broad depth of experience across areas of Portfolio Management, Trading, Operations and Client Management. The solidity of the team, combined with access to senior professionals, is highly valued by clients, ensuring long-standing, strategic relationships. 

Senior Leaders

News and Views

Currency’s DuCharme, Schrage and Shinohara Quoted in European Pensions

The article explores the many currency investment strategies available to European pension fund investors.

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Currency CEO, Joseph Hoffman, CFA, Featured in European Pensions

Joe discusses managing currency hedging costs and how unique regional risks can help guide hedging programmes.

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Joe Hoffman Discusses Industry FX Misconduct in Bloomberg

“Our goal is really to guard our orders and manage them carefully to reduce that information leaking into the market,” said Joe Hoffman.

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Our Partners

For over a decade Mesirow Financial Currency Management has exclusively partnered with Perreard Partners Investment in Switzerland, and Warakirri Asset Management in Australia to provide European and Australian clients with customized currency management services. Our partners provide valuable in-market expertise and deliver locally based client service to Mesirow Financial’s currency clients, while committing to the highest standards in transparency, client loyalty, and independence.

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Have questions or need more information? Contact us at 800.453.0600 or send us a message.

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